Alexandre Desgoffe (French, Paris 1805–1882 Paris)
Oil on paper
4 5/8 x 8 1/8 in. (11.7 x 20.6 cm)
Thaw Collection, Jointly Owned by The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Morgan Library & Museum, Gift of Eugene V. Thaw, 2009
Not on view
Inscription: Dated (lower right): 1837
Eugene V. Thaw, New York (by 2002–9)
Esther Bell. "Catalogue Raisonné of the Thaw Collection." Studying Nature: Oil Sketches from the Thaw Collection. Ed. Jennifer Tonkovich. New York, 2011, p. 118, no. 49, ill. (color), calls it "Mountain View in a Broad Valley, Italy" and dates it 1837.